Saudi Arabia says it foils suicide attack plot on defense headquarters

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 11, 2017 5:49 PM

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has arrested several suspects it believes were plotting a suicide bombing attack on its defense ministry headquarters in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA quoted a security official as saying on Tuesday.

The likely bombers were identified as two Yemeni nationals living under aliases in the kingdom who were detained along with two Saudi citizens also suspected of involvement in the plot, the official from the Presidency of State Security added.

(Reporting By Ali Abdellati and Noah Browning; Editing by Chris Reese)